$ 119.95


The world’s first breathable PFD, and our long-time best seller. The V-Eight combines our patented Airescape® technology with an ergonomic design high mesh back, and lightweight construction.  

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Color: Burnt Orange


  • Intended Use: Rec / Fishing / Tour
  • Entry: Front Center Zip
  • Foam Insert: PE Foam & EVA Foam
  • Shell Fabric: 200 x 400 Denier Ripstop Nylon
  • Liner Fabric: Breathable Polyester Mesh
  • Webbing: Polypro
  • Zipper: YKK® Self Locking Vislon Teeth
  • Hardware: Heavy Duty Acetal
  • Weight: 1.22 lbs / 19.52 oz / 553.83 gr
  • Sizing: S/M = 31-37”  M/L = 38-44”  L/XL = 45-51
  • Design Buoyancy: 16 lbs
  • Approval Type: USCG Type III


This revolutionary advancement in PFD technology allows your life jacket to fully breathe. Vent ports on the front and back allow trapped body heat to escape, while contoured foam and a soft mesh liner promote airflow.

PVC Free

Every product in our line is completely free of toxic PVC. We reuse as many scraps as possible, recycle everything, and compost our coffee beans.


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  • Nicest lifejacket I've ever owned

    September 16, 2020

    This lifejacket is the nicest I've ever owned. Durable, fits well even though I'm....of higher mass to height ratio than I should be, comfortable, and breathable. Just wish they were still available. I lost mine (probably got mixed in with the 1000 other life vests the Army Corps had of exactly the same make, model, size, and color) after safety boating for an event and haven't been able to find one since. Company is saying January 2021 and I'm holding them to that. I miss my vest. I've been making do with another vest, but it's not nearly as comfortable and breathable. Think I'll get orange this time as everybody seems to have blue or green.

    submitted by: Bryan P, St. Louis, MO, USA

  • Fantastic product

    April 26, 2019

    I bought a V-Eight lifejacket direct from Astral for kayaking in UAE where temperatures are hot! I like the design for a womans shape. Also good mesh back for comfort in a kayak seat. Fully adjustable fit with accurate sizing.

    submitted by: Anita, Abu Dhabi

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